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New Regulation A+ Rules Expand Inexpensive Capital Formation of Up to $50 Million

Many in the investment and crowdfunding community had eagerly been waiting for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to release rules to enact the provisions of Title IV of the JOBS Act. The SEC finally released its regulations in March of this year. The new rules contained a partial preemption of state securities laws which surprised many. Title IV told the SEC to liberalize the provisions of Regulation A which is an exemption to allow smaller companies to sell private securities up to an amount of $5 million. It represents a huge step forward for crowdfunding.

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Crowdfunding Industry Unites Behind Regulatory Organization to Protect Investors

WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – Mar 23, 2012) – With the passage of the JOBS Act, the Crowdfunding Industry is uniting behind a Self Regulating Organization (SRO) to monitor and oversee this new

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marketplace and ensure investor protection. The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Association will commit to providing investor protection and market integrity through effective and efficient regulation of those within the crowdfunding industry. CFIRA will create rules, oversight and a united voice for the CrowdFund Investing platform companies as the industry is formed. CFIRA announced today that the founding partners will be:

  • Startup Exemption, The CrowdFund Investing authors that wrote the framework for the Crowdfund legislation passed by Congress.
  • The SoHo Loft Capital Creation (TSLCC) Events, the definitive event platform for the private markets aimed at facilitating capital formation and job creation.
  • Gate Technologies & GATE Impact, a platform and electronic marketplace and that provides regulatory compliant private market transactions. Continue reading